You, Coaching & The World As One

A joint-event between APAC and Climate Coaching Alliance on Wednesdays, 15, 22, and 29 September 2021.

In partnership between Asia Pacific Alliance of Coaches (APAC) and Climate Coaching Alliance (CCA), this 3-part series offers our response to the climate and ecological crisis that humanity now faces. In this regard, how can coaches raise the topic of climate change with clients? This platform allows coaches and climate conscious professional to unpack the essence of coaching on climate and tensions experienced by coaches as they try to align the private concerns with professional practice.

Part 1: 15 September 2021, 6:30PM – 8:30PM SG/HK time

Collectively, we will reflect on the role of self, the profession, and our clients in response to the climate and ecological emergency. Coaches will explore individual journey in bringing climate into coaching space.

About the speakers:

Jaime Blakeley-Glover is a leadership, executive & team coach, facilitator, and consultant. He works with individuals and organizations seeking to align performance with meaning and purpose. Jaime draws on his qualifications in executive and systemic team coaching and experience of senior roles in both public and private sectors, having worked in both sustainability and property industries. Whilst his clients will come from varied backgrounds, professions, or sectors, the common thread is an ambition to achieve an individual or collective transformation in what they do whilst having a positive social and environmental impact.

Gosia Henderson is a leadership & team coach, facilitator, and organizational consultant working with leaders, teams, and entrepreneurs embarking on the journey towards sustainability. Her work is informed by years of experience in operations, training, and organizational transformation, in a broad range of companies and industries, from start-ups to global corporations. She dedicates her time and energy to bringing the systemic perspective and purpose into manufacturing organizations to enable regenerative leadership and practices in the industry. As a coach and consultant, she uses every opportunity to build awareness and inspire a positive change in the business relationship with nature and the Planet.

Part 2: 22 September 2021, 6:30PM – 8:30PM SG/HK time

Learn some ‘baseline’ information about the climate and ecological crisis and its relevance to coaching. Find out two different and complimentary ways of looking in and looking out, to engage our clients in this conversation, without closing the conversation down. Discuss these methodologies with fellow coaches and how you might employ them.

About the speakers:

Josie McLean, PhD, PCC was one of the early pioneers of professional coaching in Australia after an early career as a corporate strategic planner. Josie was President of ICF Australasia in 2003 and accepted the ICF President’s Award in 2009. Josie’s doctoral research into organizational sustainability, emergent change and complexity was completed in 2017. She has co-founded two not-for-profit organizations in addition to the Climate Coaching Alliance. Josie’s most recent book is Big Little Shifts: A practitioner’s guide to complexity for organizational change and adaptation (2020). Josie is a constant learner, activist, and provocateur at heart.

Neil Scotton, PCC is all about One-ness. As co-founder of The One Leadership Project, he enables teams and organizations (Teams of Teams) to be ‘as One’ together, as part of one world, one humanity, and one future, and at the same time, enabling the people to be ‘at One’ with themselves. He is a recipient of the International Coaching Federation’s Global President’s Award for his contribution to the global profession. He is currently working with clients in Germany, France, Spain, Finland, Austria, Romania, Albania, and Lebanon, as well as the UK and US. He has supported over 300 leaders and teams in recent years. As a thought partner for many professional coaches and leaders of coaching communities, he collaborates widely.

Part 3: 29 September 2021, 6:30PM – 8PM SG/HK time

Be inspired by how some organizations are taking climate change seriously and doing their part to sustain the environment:

  • Keppel Corporation will share their robust solutions for sustainable urbanization, to meet the world’s needs for energy, infrastructure, clean environments, high quality homes and offices, and connectivity.
  • Singtel Group was recognized with Singapore’s highest environmental accolade in 2019, the President’s award for the Environment. Find out about their early journey and strategy on convergent sustainability and leadership since 2014.

Attendees get to connect and share their takeaways after the panelist discussion.

About the speakers:

Serena Toh is the General Manager/Sustainability, Group Corporate Communications. She also chairs the Energy Efficiency Committee, which drives the Group-wide carbon management strategy, setting and monitoring carbon emission targets across the Group’s diverse businesses. She started her career as a journalist with The Straits Times. She was awarded the Raffles Scholarship by the British Council to pursue a Master of Science in Development Studies at London School of Economics. She also holds an MBA from Cass Business School in the UK and a Master in Applied Finance from the University of Adelaide.

Andrew Buay is the Vice President of the Singtel Group and Optus Corporate Sustainability, leading the Group’s climate, environment, social, and community impact strategy. He is also a Talent Coach to over 140 of the Optus Talent and Leaders since 2013, and a mentor to several start-up founders and CEOs in the Singtel Group’s regional social innovation program, Future Makers. He is a certified Level 3 coach with the Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership. He is also co-chair of the Singapore Business Network on disability and a member of the NCSS 4ST Strategic Review Committee set up to guide Singapore’s social services strategic roadmap.

Topic: You, Coaching & the World as One

Part 1: Wednesday, 15 September 2021, 6:30PM – 8:30PM SG/HK time
Part 2: Wednesday, 22 September 2021, 6:30PM – 8:30PM SG/HK time
Part 3: Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 6:30PM – 8PM SG/HK time

Where: On APAC’s Zoom


Note: Registration for this event is complimentary for APAC members and non-members.

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Parts 1 & 2: Power Hour: A learning webinar to build coaching competencies through knowledge-exchange and experience-sharing where you can earn CCEU credits.
Part 3: Coach Connect: A network session for fellow coaches to get to know one another and chat on a given theme.

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